Found November 05, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules: Yardbarker Blogger Network
Boxing is back on premium cable, jump in! It's a hell of a week, and you'll need all the help you can get deciding what to watch. There are Saturday night shows on both U,S. premium boxing networks, Vanes Martirosyan vs. Erislandy Lara on HBO and Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno on Showtime. The undercards of those fights, featuring Mikey Garcia and Leo Santa Cruz, respectively, aren't half bad either. Apart from that there's heavyweight top dog Wlad Klitschko fighting very soon after the death of his trainer and mentor, Emmanuel Steward; top featherweight Chris John fighting in Singapore; and featherweight prospect Gary Russell, Jr. beating up one of the usual suspects.   Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno, Saturday, Showtime, Los Angeles. This fight, which TQBR founder Tim Starks will preview in detail later in the week, is perhaps the best match-up between an exceptional offensive boxer and an exceptional defensive boxer in recent years. There are four...
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